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The Great Depression in America
The Great Depression
"This is a very basic quiz about facts about the Depression."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
When did the stock market crash occur?
All of these were causes for the Great Depression *except* for one. Which?
The end of World War I caused loss of jobs
Bad banking structure
Too much capital invested in stocks
The Crash of 1929 caused the Great Depression.
Which one of these writers was known for writing books set during the Depression?
Which of these was President during the early years of the Depression?
Harry S. Truman
What were "Okies"?
Trees that supplied cheap wood for farmers
A person who travelled Oklahoma as a salesman
An American baseball team
Migrant workers from Oklahoma and other states in the "Dust Bowl"
Eleanor Roosevelt was ...?
a famous inspirational painter during the Depression
one of the publicly least active First Ladies of the 20th century
none of these
FDR's sister who had rebellious ideas
As soon as he was in office, FDR immediately launched an economic program to try to boost the US economy and to give hope to discouraged Americans. What was this?
The New Deal
The New Treaty
None of these
Many people lived in little rows of shacks. What nickname was given to them?
(One word - starts with H)
What ended the Depression?
The new deal worked very successfully and ended the Depression
The Depression eventually ran its course
Truman came to office
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Compiled Mar 13 13